Commodore C2N datasette belts (was Re: Classics long overdue a Boot.)

Austin Pass austinpass at
Fri May 20 12:18:57 CDT 2016

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> On 20 May 2016, at 18:11, Adrian Graham <witchy at> wrote:
>> On 20/05/2016 17:18, "Ethan Dicks" <ethan.dicks at> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 7:11 PM, Adrian Graham
>> <witchy at> wrote:
>>> Last ones?! EVAR?!1one. Horrors. Don't tell Modern-Radio-Bolton otherwise
>>> the belts I bought recently for my Commodore C2N/1530s etc might evaporate
>>> in a puff of logic
>> Do you have the dimensions on that belt handy?  All of my Commodore
>> tape drives are erratic due to aged belts.  I can't get good reads and
>> I have some PET Rabbit-format tapes to read (long ago, I digitized my
>> standard CBM tapes).
>> I'll likely order from this side of the pond, but I just need to know
>> what size(s) work(s).
> These are the ones I bought, 80mm diameter:
> Perfect fit for both the 1530 and black C2N and I'm sure there are different
> sizes available for floppy drives, I'll soon be breaking out my Spectrum +3
> 128K and I can be almost certain that the new belt I fitted in 2001 has gone
> south in the intervening years.
> -- 
> Adrian/Witchy
> Binary Dinosaurs creator/curator
> - the UK's biggest private home computer
> collection?

I bought CPC's entire remaining stock of Amstrad/Hitachi 3" drive belts in 2007.

Assuming they aren't goo I can happily post you some?


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